Conference Planner


The Life of a Conference Planner The first response to that title is: does a conference planner actually have a life?’ When they are right n the  middle of organising one, the answer is probably no. Conference planning can be a headache the first time you do it. If you don’t  have the experience then pulling all the elements together can be daunting. Hillscourt have hosted a number of conferences and are well versed in dealing with harassed conference planners. To make things easier we have compiled our top tips to help everything run smoothly How to make the life…

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In the world of online business who needs a conference?


Face to Face Still Works Best Strange really but as advanced as communications have become, face to face still works best. What is it about being in the same room as someone better? Psychologists would probably say we feel more confident when we can look into someone’s eyes, shake their hand and actually watch them speak. We are programmed to pick up on subtle signals of body movement, eye contact and even body odour. This is all missing on a Skype call. ‘Look at me, look into my eyes, look into my eyes!’ What is also very interesting is that…

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Essential Tips for Choosing a Venue


Top 10 Tips on Choosing a Venue Choosing a venue is a big decision. Usually when a venue is required it means lots of people are involved. It’s likely a venue is required because the occasion is extraordinary. Whatever the reason when choosing a venue Hillscourt have put together a Top 10 Tips list so you can choose your venue with confidence. Hillscourt’s Top 10 Tips for Choosing a venue If you are choosing a venue for a wedding then planning ahead is vital. Beautiful wedding venues with grounds are booked up quickly. Therefore whenever you know the date start…

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Visit Birmingham in 2015


Birmingham, UK in 2015 will be the city to visit. Why? It seems to be the crowning year in the regeneration of this great place. Whatever your passion, interest or desire it’s likely to be fulfilled in Birmingham next year. Why Birmingham is the secret you’ve always known about Birmingham has always hit the headlines. These days it’s all for the right reasons. Everything is being spruced up to make it a highly desirable city to live in, work in or visit. Even the famous Birmingham New Street is having a well-deserved makeover to become the city’s portal through which…

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